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Past articles by William:

Sen. Elizabeth Warren forms exploratory committee for 2020 presidential run

Warren has long been viewed as a potential 2020 candidate. → Read More

Why are Trump and those in Congress still getting paid during the government shutdown?

According to the Constitution, Congress is required to set its own salaries to be paid by the Treasury. Those salaries are outlined in a law separate from the appropriations legislation. → Read More

'Republicans will never stop': Obama slams GOP after ruling against Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, will remain in place while the legal battle over the law. → Read More

Nick Ayers out as candidate to become President Donald Trump's next chief of staff

Ayers, 36, has a young family and did not want to make a long-term commitment to the grueling job, White House officials told USA TODAY. → Read More

Group of House Democrats pledge to oppose Nancy Pelosi's bid to return as House Speaker

"We are thankful for Leader Pelosi for her years of service to our Country and our Caucus," but "the time has come for new leadership," they said. → Read More

Trump does know Matthew Whitaker, he's just not a close friend, Kellyanne Conway clarifies

"The president's point is, it's not like he's putting a friend in there who he's known for his entire life," Conway said of Trump's earlier denial. → Read More

Chuck Schumer says Democrats might tie spending bill to Mueller protection

Schumer said Democrats may tie the spending bill to protection for the special counsel. But he stopped short of saying he would risk a shutdown. → Read More

Kellyanne Conway's husband calls Trump's promotion of Whitaker 'unconstitutional'

President Trump announced that Matthew Whitaker will take over as acting attorney general after Jeff Sessions resigned at the request of the White House on Wednesday. → Read More

Trump calls CNN reporter a 'rude terrible person' during press conference

President Trump to Jim Acosta: 'You should let me run the country. You run CNN.' → Read More

A look at the polls ahead of 2018 midterm elections shows tighter Democratic lead

Although the president is not on the ballot, 38 percent of respondents to one poll said they plan to cast their vote to signal opposition to Trump. → Read More

Oprah Winfrey, Georgia governor hopeful Stacey Abrams targeted in racist robocall

The heated and hotly contested campaign that could see the first African-American elected governor of Georgia has been targeted by a white supremacist group. → Read More

Georgia's GOP Secretary of State alleges state Democrats tried to hack registration

Brian Kemp's office accuses Ga. Dems of hack attempt → Read More

President Trump may have met his match when it comes to U.S. citizenship: The 14th Amendment

As the administration vowed to block a migrant caravan heading toward the border, Trump turned his focus on generations of American-born citizens. → Read More

President Trump says he plans to end birthright citizenship with an executive order

Such an executive order would likely face legal challenges immediately, as the 14th Amendment states that 'All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.' → Read More

Explaining why he didn't cancel rally, Trump falsely says NYSE opened day after 9/11

"With what happened early today, that horrible, horrible attack in Pittsburgh, I was saying maybe I should cancel both this and that," Trump said. → Read More

Smart money is on Republicans keeping control of House, betting site odds say

Think a blue wave is coming in the midterm election? Don't bet on it, gamblers on at least one online betting site are saying. → Read More

Vice President Mike Pence rejects notion Trump's rhetoric contributed to violent attacks

"Look, everyone has their own style," Pence said. "But I just don't think you can connect it to threats or acts of violence." → Read More

Trump administration may end legal recognition of transgender Americans, NYT reports

The New York Times said it obtained a memo detailing how the Department of Health and Human Services plans to create a legal definition of gender. → Read More

Sen. Ben Sasse: Trump was being 'playful' in praising congressman's assault of reporter

"I don't think it's OK, but I do think most people tune most of it out," Sasse said. → Read More

Trump administration may end legal recognition of transgender Americans, NYT reports

The Trump administration may move to rigidly define gender as a fixed status determined at birth, The New York Times reported. → Read More